Dawn Allen

Equine Music Therapy

My Haflinger friend Mallory has struggled with a sore front right hoof on and off for years. (Don’t worry, the vet is working on it and she gets good care). She is typically very happy and willing to work with people but a few months ago she did not want to give the farrier her […]

Step on a crack…

The parking lot where we wait for the school bus was recently paved and lines were painted. Ichabod didn’t mind walking on the new pavement but he carefully stepped over the painted lines. I took him there daily and practiced walking across the lot, hoping he would overcome his reluctance to step on the lines. […]

Wonder what animals are thinking?

Ever wonder what your animal friend is thinking? Take a moment to find out… I know you can do it, and here are some tips to get you started. Animals live in the moment. I promise that whatever they are thinking about has to do with right here and now.For example: You look out the […]

Do Animals Have Memories?

The Today Show (several weeks ago) briefly touched on a study about how animals do not have memories (and they don’t have future thoughts). As far as I can tell, from the brief reporting, the study was talking about memory in the sense of “thinking about the past”. Savanna Guthrie mentioned how this lack of […]

Rabbit Poses

My husband and I have had pet rabbits for many years now and we enjoy naming their adorable poses. When we spot a cute rabbit pose we call it out so everyone can enjoy the sight. Coming very soon I will be sending out a newsletter with tips on how to understand animals better. This […]

20 Years of Animal Communication

On my “About” page you will see that I have been a professional animal communicator for 16 years. But it all started a while before that… Sometime around 1995 I purchased a book about animal communication. I was subletting an apartment in Colorado and looking after the cat that lived there. As I read the […]

Cats Do What They Want

You know that fun icebreaker question when you ask someone which superhero power they would most like to have? I never really settled on an answer until I thought a bit outside the box, then it came to me. The perfect superhero power would be the ability to make cats do what I want! A […]